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Buliisa landowners, Bunyoro Prince, NFA feud over land

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 families in Kitigo village in Biiso sub county in Buliisa district have accused Prince Harrison Samuel Gafaabusa Kintu- son to the late Omukama Sir Tito Winyi Gafaabusa of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom for allegedly attempting to grab their land. The land in question …

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Clerics in Bunyoro tasked to join fight against corruption

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Religious leaders in the Bunyoro sub region have been asked to join in the fight against corruption by ensuring enhanced accountability and transparency. Speaking during the Validation of Religious and faith organizations-RFO policy frame work at Hoima Resort Hotel on Wednesday, Nicholas Abola, the Commissioner …

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Hundreds participate in Bunyoro Empango run in Hoima City

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom subjects have participated in this year’s Empango run. The run that was flagged off on Saturday by Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom’s Prime Minister saw hundreds of the Kingdom subjects from various districts within the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom participate. The marathon …

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Flood victims in Bunyoro cry foul

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of people who were affected by floods that resulted from the rising water levels of lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub region are crying for government support. In 2020, the floods submerged several homes on the shores of Lake Albert in the districts of …

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64 computers stolen from Bunyoro gov’t schools

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 64 computers installed in three government seed secondary schools in Bunyoro sub-region have been stolen in two years. The computers were stolen between November 2022 and May 2024. The affected schools are Kigorobya Seed Secondary School in Hoima district, Nyairongo in Kikuube district, …

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Kyagulanyi blasts NRM govt over land evictions in Bunyoro

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP) party, has criticized President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) party for their perceived failure to address persistent land evictions and land grabbing in the Bunyoro sub-region …

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Heavy security deployment along Uganda-DRC border

Mpondwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There is significant deployment of the Uganda Police Force (UPF), Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF), and other sister security agencies, along the Uganda-DRC border in the Bunyoro sub-region. This follows an attack on Lhubirira Secondary School in Kasese by suspected Allied Democratic Force (ADF) …

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President Museveni warns cultural institutions on ethnic tensions

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has warned cultural institutions across the country to desist from causing ethnic tensions which cause the spirit of division that undermines development. In a speech read for him by Robinah Nabbanja, the prime minister of Uganda during the 29th coronation …

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